"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev has been on an extended tour of Europe meeting major European Union leaders. He plans to go to Moscow soon to
In another step in the exit from Afghanistan, the US has handed back its only Central Asian airbase to the government of Kyrgyzstan.
Fifty couples took part in a colourful mass wedding ceremony in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek. The couples were selected by the Kyrgyz Ministry of
Kyrgyzstan has reaffirmed plans to close the US air base that supports military operations in nearby Afghanistan.
The United States pays 46 million
There have been violent protests in Kyrgyzstan over the government’s refusal to nationalise a gold-mining venture with a Canadian company.
More than 1,300 prisoners are said to have sewn their lips together with nearly 7,000 on hunger strike. Shock images of the protest have come from
The party of Kyrgyzstan’s Moscow-backed prime minister claim he has won the country’s presidential election.
Almazbek Atambayev had been a
Kyrgyzstan is going to the polls to vote for a new president.
The election is the result of reforms put in place after a bloody uprising toppled
Politics are popular in Kyrgyzstan where 83 people have tried to register to run for president.
Election officials now have to see who of those
For people living in the remote valleys of Kyrgyzstan’s mountain region, producing the traditional drink of fermented mare’s milk, ‘Kumis’, is often
Kyrgyzstan President Roza Otunbayeva has played a key role in two revolutions.
The first was ridding the country of its then leader, President
Kyrgyzstan has a new democratically elected parliament after Sunday’s landmark election.
It brings an end to the autocratic rule which has
Kyrgyzstan looks set to produce a coalition government despite nationalists narrowly coming out ahead of four other parties in Sunday’s
Voting has ended in Kyrgyzstan in elections designed to create Central Asia’s first parliamentary democracy.
Until April the country was, like its
Kyrgyzstan is holding elections today aimed at creating Central Asia’s only parliamentary democracy.
But deep political and ethnic divisions remain
Security is tight in Kyrgyzstan today as the country votes in an election that interim leaders hope will unite the country – but opponents fear could
Kyrgyzstan goes to the polls on Sunday in elections that many hope will transform the country into the most stable parliamentary democracy in
Kyrgyzstan goes to the polls this Sunday in an election that will create Central Asia’s first parliamentary democracy.
An interim government has
Kyrgyzstan holds an election on Sunday that its leaders hope will unite the country – but which opponents fear could trigger violence and more
There have been more signs of dissent in Kyrgyzstan’s troubled south, against the former Soviet Republic’s interim government.
“We want our mayor